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Today's Sports

  • Cannelton’s shooting cold in...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton did not shoot well in a 59-34 loss to Tecumseh in the Class A boys basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Marksmen’s defense stifles Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Tell City forced 20 turnovers and held Perry Central to 32.6 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Commodores 51-43 in the first round of the Class 2A boys basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Beard wins Indy Nationals

    INDIANAPOLIS—Spenser Beard of Tell City won the schoolboy 175-pound weight class in the Indy Nationals folkstyle wrestling tourney Feb. 22.
    The tourney was open to wrestlers from throughout the nation.
    Beard was one of four to compete in his weight class. He won all three of his matches, two by pins and one by decision, to earn the first-place trophy.
    He is the son of the late Traci Deom Beard and the grandson of Kenny and Darla Deom.

  • Uncanny coincidences make most...

    The IHSAA says its drawings for this week’s boys basketball sectionals were blind draws.
    The organization explains on its Web site:
    “To conduct the random drawing for the boys basketball state tournament, the IHSAA places ping-pong balls representing each school in a given sectional into a lottery-style air mix machine. A motorized fan in the bottom of the machine blows the balls around the inside of the transparent container and air then forces each ball up through a tube in random order.

  • Lions rout Bulldogs

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton was overmatched by Rock Creek Academy 94-43 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs could not contend with Rock Creek’s speed and athleticism as the Lions raced to a 26-9 lead just over four minutes into the game.
    The Lions continued to push the ball and get high percentage looks the entire first half.  They hit 67.6 percent of their field-goal attempts in the first half, including 8 of 11 for 72.7 percent in the second quarter.

  • Eagles hold off Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Evansville Day hit 28 of 31 free throws and beat Tell City 75-68 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Pats control boards to top Perry...

    By CHRIS JOHANNES
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills outrebounded Perry Central’s boys basketball team 42-23 en route to a 65-41 win Friday.

  • PC, TC to meet in sectional

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central and Tell City have played two close boys basketball games this year and will meet a third time in the sectional.
    Pairings drawn by the IHSAA Sunday have Perry Central facing Tell City in the first round of a Class 2A sectional at Boonville Tuesday  at approximately 7:10 p.m.
    That will be preceded by Mater Dei taking on South Spencer at 5:30 p.m.
    North Posey and Forest Park drew first-round byes in that six-team sectional.

  • Evrard, Page, Ress join Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Michelle Evrard Marietta, Mike Page and the late Marion Ress were inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.

  • Clayton, Peter lead Tell City to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Greg Clayton placed in the top six in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to sixth place in the 11-team IHSAA boys swim sectional Saturday.